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Tommy Hilfiger Calls On All Social Entrepreneurs To Take On The Tommy Hilfiger Social Innovation Challenge
Tommy Hilfiger Calls On All Social Entrepreneurs To Take On The Tommy Hilfiger Social Innovation Challenge
4/26/2018 3:17:15 PM
Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to launch the TOMMY HILFIGER Social Innovation Challenge, a global initiative that aims to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up stage businesses that are developing solutions that have a positive social impact on the fashion value chain.
PUMA appoints Martin Benda as General Counsel
PUMA appoints Martin Benda as General Counsel
4/26/2018 3:14:42 PM
Sports company PUMA has appointed Dr. Martin Benda (49) as General Counsel (Global Director Legal Affairs) with immediate effect. In this position, Martin Benda will report directly to PUMA CFO Michael Laemmermann.
LEGO® Life wins Webby Award and Webby People’s Voice Award
LEGO® Life wins Webby Award and Webby People’s Voice Award
4/26/2018 3:09:32 PM
The safe social network app for children developed by the LEGO Group has been named winner of one of the leading international awards honouring excellence on the internet.
Architecture and Freedom: Searching for Agency in a Changing World
Architecture and Freedom: Searching for Agency in a Changing World
4/26/2018 2:53:52 PM
For decades, architects have seen their traditional role diminish in scope as more and more of their responsibilities have been taken over by other disciplines within the building construction industry.
Cover Art, Title, and On-Sale Date of Ransom Riggs’ Next Book Revealed
Cover Art, Title, and On-Sale Date of Ransom Riggs’ Next Book Revealed
4/26/2018 2:50:50 PM
Dutton Books for Young Readers is publishing  Ransom Riggs’ A MAP OF DAYS: The Fourth Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children  on October 2, 2018.  USA Today  broke this news Thursday afternoon, when the national newspaper also unveiled the book’s cover art (see below) and spoke with Riggs about what fans can expect in this next installation of the internationally …
The San Sebastian Festival opens its call for submissions for Films in Progress 34
The San Sebastian Festival opens its call for submissions for Films in Progress 34
4/26/2018 2:49:34 PM
Films in Progress, the rendezvous held twice yearly at the San Sebastian Festival and Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse, has the objective to promote the completion of Latin American feature films having difficulties at the post-production stage and to promote their international distribution.
Hundreds of City of San Diego Employees Moved Due to Asbestos Concerns
Hundreds of City of San Diego Employees Moved Due to Asbestos Concerns
4/26/2018 2:08:05 PM
Earlier this year, the City of San Diego announced that it was moving all of its employees from a leased downtown building due to concerns about the presence of asbestos-containing construction debris.
Happy 90th birthday to the Oxford English Dictionary
Happy 90th birthday to the Oxford English Dictionary
4/26/2018 1:22:38 PM
BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans Show has launched the Oxford English Dictionary’s (OED) 90th birthday celebrations along with our regional word appeal—Words Where You Are—the first of four word appeals to take place across the year.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Teams Up With City Year to Launch HMH Classroom Corps; Connecting Employees, Students and Teachers Nationwide
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Teams Up With City Year to Launch HMH Classroom Corps; Connecting Employees, Students and Teachers Nationwide
4/26/2018 1:19:57 PM
Global learning company  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  (HMH) announced today a partnership with education nonprofit  City Year  to launch HMH Classroom Corps, a unique multi-tiered program that provides employees with opportunities to connect with teachers and students in schools across the United States.
Harry Potter: A History of Magic Explores Folklore and Magic at the New-York Historical Society
Harry Potter: A History of Magic Explores Folklore and Magic at the New-York Historical Society
4/26/2018 1:10:50 PM
Following a blockbuster run at the British Library in London,  Harry Potter: A History of Magic  tickets go on sale today at the New-York Historical Society, which will host the exhibition from October 5, 2018 – January 27, 2019.
“She’s ba-AACK!” ‘Cathy’ Creator’s Debut Essay Collection Acquired by Putnam
“She’s ba-AACK!” ‘Cathy’ Creator’s Debut Essay Collection Acquired by Putnam
4/26/2018 1:07:59 PM
As the creator of the ‘Cathy’ comic strip,  Cathy Guisewite  found her way into the hearts of readers over 40 years ago, and has been there ever since.
Summer Tuesdays with Extended Evening Hours Returns to the Guggenheim Museum on June 19
Summer Tuesdays with Extended Evening Hours Returns to the Guggenheim Museum on June 19
4/26/2018 1:00:14 PM
The Guggenheim Museum will extend its hours to 9 pm on Tuesdays from June 19 through September 11, offering increased access to summer exhibitions as well as a range of events and activities, including poetry readings, artist talks, films, lectures, and drop-in programs—many of which are free with admission.
National Geographic Wins 26 Webby Awards and Named First-Ever Webby Media Company of the Year
National Geographic Wins 26 Webby Awards and Named First-Ever Webby Media Company of the Year
4/26/2018 12:46:03 PM
National Geographic has won the  first-ever Webby Media Company of the Year Award, presented to the media organization that performs best across all  Webby Award  categories.
Star-Studded Author Events at Barnes & Noble in May: Mayim Bialik, David Duchovny, Marcia Gay Harden, Jesmyn Ward, Meg Wolitzer and Many More Big Names
Star-Studded Author Events at Barnes & Noble in May: Mayim Bialik, David Duchovny, Marcia Gay Harden, Jesmyn Ward, Meg Wolitzer and Many More Big Names
4/26/2018 12:41:52 PM
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS),  the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced May’s high-profile author events, featuring bestselling authors, well-known actors and actresses, sports stars and more.
Christie’s announces the “Duke of Portland” Audubon (estimate: $8-12 million) | Tour to LA and London
Christie’s announces the “Duke of Portland” Audubon (estimate: $8-12 million) | Tour to LA and London
4/26/2018 12:40:07 PM
-COPY OF THE WORLD’S MOST VALUABLE ILLUSTRATED BOOK UP FOR AUCTION - ESTIMATED AT $8 TO 12 MILLION- “Duke of Portland” FIRST FOLIO EDITION - TOUR TO LOS ANGELES (April 26-28) AND LONDON (May 19-24) On June 14, 2018, collectors will have a rare chance to own one of the most sought-after books of natural history ever created: a full-size, complete first edition of  …
Culture of Catalonia To Be Featured at 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Culture of Catalonia To Be Featured at 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
4/26/2018 12:35:00 PM
Visitors to the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will have a unique opportunity to explore the diverse cultural expressions of Catalonia, a distinctive society in northeastern Spain.
The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices that Make Great Teams Great
The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices that Make Great Teams Great
4/26/2018 12:33:33 PM
Jon Gordon,  Wall Street Journal  and international best-selling author and renowned leadership speaker, releases “The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices that Make Great Teams Great,”  through John Wiley& Sons, Inc., on June 11 – available for preorder now! Infused with research, compelling stories and proven strategies, Gordon has created a how-to …
Exclusive: What May be World’s Largest Ancient Mass Child Sacrifice Discovered in Peru
Exclusive: What May be World’s Largest Ancient Mass Child Sacrifice Discovered in Peru
4/26/2018 12:23:54 PM
Evidence for the  largest single incident of mass child sacrifice in the Americas— and likely in world history — has been discovered by National Geographic Explorers  on Peru’s northern coast.
Sami El-Soudani Elucidates the Hijacking of the Religions of God
Sami El-Soudani Elucidates the Hijacking of the Religions of God
4/26/2018 12:06:00 PM
Indeed, “failures of the human spirit are of far more devastating consequences than failures of aircraft structures.” From this enlightenment comes the most compelling book that honestly and vividly brings out the questions that have been raised, and left to linger, around the world for a very long time since the very rise of the three world-renown religions in the world - …
Charlene Marie Muhammad Gives the Readers a Breakthrough in the Most Effective Way to Lose Weight
Charlene Marie Muhammad Gives the Readers a Breakthrough in the Most Effective Way to Lose Weight
4/26/2018 8:00:00 AM
“Healthy Weight, Healthy You: Achieving Your Ideal Weight by Exploring the Mind-Body Connection to Weight Loss,” a self-help book written by Charlene Marie Muhammad, is one of the most helpful health guides that will give the readers enough inspiration to fulfill their most ideal weight and achieve serenity.